Nov 3, 2012 11:45pm EDT
already congested post sandy. as many as 1,000 cops would have been deployed to keep racers safe instead of diverting the resources to help victims. >> i can understand the other side of the argument of going forward and thoughing that -- show going thawe can recover from these things. i believe that they did run the race after 9/11. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg issued a statement late friday. it reads in part we can't allow a controversy over an athletic event, even one as meaningful as this, to distract attention away from all of the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm and to get our city back to track. now. >> that was will thomas reporting. a lot of people who signed up for the marathon and still want to run plan to show up tomorrow morning, anyway. others say instead, they're going to volunteer to help. some runners are donating their hotel rooms to victims who have been left without power and homes. >> a disappointment. a lot of people are disappointed. >> yeah. >> and on the holmes of that, a norrest ---- the heels of that, a nor easter?
Nov 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
? we saw it in a way the president got off of the campaign trail and responded to sandy. >> yeah! >> reporter: and president obama is still speaking to the crowd here. i have to tell you jiffy lube live is packed and every single person in here is on their feet listening to him. they very excited and enthused about his campaign. president clinton said that he's more excited about this one than he was four years ago. so, the crowd will be here as long as the president continues to talk, and it looks like he's getting started. back to you in the studio. >> audrey barnes tonight. thank you. >>> republican candidate mitt romney was also pushing for swing state votes in dubuque, iowa, today. part of his tour of all eight swing states leading up to election day. the pace of his campaign is quicker than the last few days and than it has been in months. romney's message carries everything from generic statements to policy pushes. >> you know what he's going to do in energy, he's going to continue his war coal and gas and my advantage, let's take advantage of our natural resources, they'r
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
deal with hurricane sandy and he was praised for your that. why did he decide to go campaigning in las vegas within hours after four americans were killed in benghazi, in a terror attack. >> chris, as i said, immediately when word of the attack came, the president was meeting with his top national security folks, talking to them, well into the night. he was in touch with them, during the day, as -- during the next day as well. so, there is no question about the fact that he was focused on this. >> chris: but, why did he feel he could campaign within hours after a terror attack? >> well, everything... everything was put in motion, that he could put in motion, everything, every conversation that needed to be had was being had between him and his top national security officials. >> chris: let's turn to the election. here's the latest real clear politics map based on an average of recent polls. let's put it up on the screen. it shows states solid or leading obama and we put them all in blue with 201 electoral votes, states solid and leaning romney in red, 191 votes and 11 statesen gray wit
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
displaced by sandy can vote by e-mail or fax. first they have to submit an application and that will only work of course if they can find electricity. the search for power has people throughout ports of new jersey and new york lined up for gas, not just because so many stations have run out, but without electricity, the pumps won't work. fox's david lee miller has more. >> reporter: days after sandy ripped through the northeast, people looking for gas for their vehicles getting some relief. the department of defense setting up emergency mobile gas stations to distribute free fuel in the new york city area. there is a 10-gallon per person limit. >> i can report that 8 million gallons of newell have been delivered. i had the coast guard with us yesterday and they said the port was open and tankers were being released and that slowed down the delivery of the fuel, was tankers being held in the harbor. >> reporter: meanwhile, new jersey begins rationing gas. drivers in 12 counties now allowed to buy gas just every other day based on their vehicle license plate numbers. governor chris christie